Laboratory of Comparative Hearing

Sound Localization

Sound Localization

 

Heffner, R. S., Koay, G., and Heffner, H. E. (2010). Use of binaural cues for sound localization in large and small non-echolocating bats: Eidolon helvum and Cynopterus brachyotis. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 127, 3837-3845.

Wesolek, C., M., Koay, G., Heffner, R. S., and Heffner, H. E. (2010). Laboratory rats (Rattus norvegicus) do not use binaural phase differences to localize sound. Hearing Research, 265, 54-62.

Heffner, R. S., Koay, G., and Heffner, H. E. (2010). Use of binaural cues for sound localization in two species of Phyllostomidae: The greater spear-nosed bat, Phyllostomus hastatus, and the short-tailed fruit bat, Carollia perspicillata. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 124, 447-454

Heffner, R. S., Koay, G. and Heffner, H. E. (2008).Sound localization acuity and its relation to vision in large and small fruit-eating bats: II Non-echolocating species, Eidolon helvum and Cynopterus brachyotis. Hearing Research, 241, 80-86.

Heffner, H. E. & Heffner, R. S. (2005). The sound localization ability of cats. Journal of Neurophysiology, 94, 3653-3655. (Letter to the Editor, which includes reply by Tollin et al.)

Koay, G., Heffner, R. S., Bitter, K. and Heffner, H. E. (2002). Hearing in the greater spear-nosed bat, Phyllostomus hastatus: Audiogram, temporal integration, sound localization, and use of binaural cues. Abstracts of the Twenty Fifth Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 25, 210.

Heffner, R. S., Koay, G., Diener, J., and Heffner, H. E. (2001). The ability of the African hedgehog, Atelerix albiventris, to detect and localize pure tones. Abstracts of the Twenty Fourth Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 24, 263-264.

Heffner, R. S., Koay, G., and Heffner, H. E., (2001). Sound-localization acuity changes with age in C57BL/6J mice. In: J.F. Willott (Ed.) Handbook of Mouse Auditory Research: From Behavior to Molecular Biology. (pp. 31-35). CRC Press: Boca Raton FL.

Heffner, R. S., Koay, G., and Heffner, H. E. (2001). Sound localization in a new-world bat, Artibeus jamaicensis: acuity, use of binaural cues, and its relationship to vision. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 109, 412-421.

Heffner, R. S., Koay, G., and Heffner, H. E. (1999).Sound localization in an old-world fruit bat, Rousettus aegyptiacus: Acuity, use of binaural cues, and the relation to vision. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 113, 297-306.

Koay, G., Kearns, D, Heffner, R. S., and Heffner, H. E. (1998). Passive sound localization ability of the big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus). Hearing Research, 119, 37-48.

Jackson, L.L., Heffner, H.E., and Heffner, R.S. (1996). Species differences in the upper limit of binaural phase discrimination in mammals. Abstracts of the Nineteenth Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 63.

Heffner, R. S., Koay, G., and Heffner, H. E. (1996).Sound localization in chinchillas, III: Effect of pinna removal. Hearing Research, 99, 13-21.

Gandy, R.A., Heffner, R.S., and Heffner, H.E. (1995). Sound localization in domestic rabbits: Left/right, front/back, and vertical. Abstracts of the Eighteenth Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 64.

Jackson, L.L., Heffner, H.E., and Heffner, R.S. (1995). Vertical sound localization in the fox squirrel (Sciurus niger). Abstracts of the Eighteenth Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 64.

Heffner, R.S., Heffner, H.E., and Koay, G. (1995). Sound localization in chinchillas, II: Front/back and vertical localization. Hearing Research, 88, 190-198.

Heffner, R. S., Heffner, H. E., Kearns, D., Vogel, J. & Koay, G. (1994). Sound localization in chinchillas, I: Left/right discriminations. Hearing Research, 80, 247-257.

Heffner, R. S. & Heffner, H. E. (1993). Degenerate hearing and sound localization in naked mole rats (Heterocephalus glaber), with an overview of central auditory structures. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 331, 418-433.

Heffner, R. S. & Heffner, H. E. (1992). Hearing and sound localization in blind mole rats. Hearing Research, 62, 206-216.

Heffner, R. S. & Heffner, H. E. (1992). Hearing in large mammals: Sound-localization acuity in cattle (Bos taurus) and goats (Capra hircus). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 106, 107-113.

Heffner, R. S. & Heffner, H. E. (1990). Vestigial hearing in a fossorial mammal, the pocket gopher, (Geomys bursarius). Hearing Research, 46, 239-252.

Heffner, R. S., & Heffner, H. E. (1989). Sound localization, use of binaural cues and the superior olivary complex in pigs. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 33, 248-258.

Heffner, R. S., & Heffner, H. E. (1988). Interaural phase and intensity discrimination in the horse using dichotically presented stimuli. Abstracts of the Eleventh Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 233.

Heffner, R. S., & Heffner, H. E. (1988). Sound localization acuity in the cat: Effect of azimuth, signal duration, and test procedure. Hearing Research, 36, 221-232.

Heffner, R. S., & Heffner, H. E. (1988). Sound localization and the use of binaural cues by the gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus). Behavioral Neuroscience, 102, 422-428.

Heffner, R. S., & Heffner, H. E. (1988).Sound localization in a predatory rodent, the northern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys leucogaster). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 102. 66-71.

Heffner, R. S., & Heffner, H. E. (1987). Auditory function in albino cats. Abstracts of the Tenth Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 217.

Heffner, R. S., & Heffner, H. E. (1987). Localization of noise, use of binaural cues, and a description of the superior olivary complex in the smallest carnivore, the least weasel (Mustela nivalis). Behavioral Neuroscience, 101, 701-708, 744-745.

Heffner, R. S., & Heffner, H. E. (1986). Localization of tones by horses: Use of binaural cues and the superior olivary complex. Behavioral Neuroscience, 100, 93-103, 137.

Heffner, H. E., & Heffner, R. S. (1985). Sound localization in wild Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus). Hearing Research, 19, 151-155.

Heffner, H. E., & Heffner, R. S. (1984). Sound localization in large mammals: Localization of complex sounds by horses. Behavioral Neuroscience, 98, 541-555.

Heffner, R., Heffner, H., & Stichman, N. (1982).Role of the elephant pinna in hearing, Animal Behaviour, 30, 628-630.

Heffner, R. S., & Heffner, H. E. (1982). Hearing in the elephant: Absolute sensitivity, frequency discrimination, and sound localization. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 96, 926-944.

 

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